Domus Juridica, 6. etasje (kart)
Kristian Augusts gate 17
This chapter by PluriCourts co-director Andreas Føllesdal will appear in Shifting Centres of Gravity in Human Rights Protection: Rethinking Relations between the ECHR, EU, and National Legal Orders (eds. Oddný Mjöll Arnardóttir and Antoine Buyse). London: Routledge 2016. Read the chapter (SSRN).
Is fragmentation a threat to international law? In their book, Professor Mads Andenæs and Dr Eirik Bjørge (eds.) contend that the fragmentation of international law is far exceeded by its convergence. Discussants at the book launch will be Professor Inger Johanne Sand and PhD Candidate Sondre Torp Helmersen.
By Alice Panepinto, Research Fellow, Centre for Human Rights in Practice, Warwick University, UK
The concluding conference of the MultiRights project will focus on analyzing and comparing the reform processes of the UN treaty bodies and of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) aiming at finding mutual learning experiences.
In the preceding years, the Norwegian Supreme Court has marked itself as an active protector of individual rights. The topic for Morten Kinander's presentation is the development of the Supreme Court's activism in respect to individual rights, its legal foundations and the consequences for Norwegian constitutional law.
In this MultiRights seminar, researcher Nino Tsereteli will talk about recent efforts of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) to trigger and facilitate parliamentary engagement in solving structural problems identified in its judgments.
Stian Øby Johansen, who is writing a PhD thesis on the accountability mechanisms of international organizations, invites MultiRights researchers and other interested persons to a brainstorming seminar. The topic to be discussed is the choice of elements that should be looked at when appraising the accountability mechanisms of IOs.
Special issue edited by Postdoctoral Fellow Claudio Corradetti and Basak Cali (Koç University), to appear in the German Law Journal.
Michael Reiertsen is a Phd research fellow at the Department of Public and International Law, UiO. He is writing a Phd thesis with the working title “The ECHR Article 13 – Past, Present and Future”.
After the panel debate on The Refugee Crisis: The European Response at the ESIL Conference, international lawyers initiated an open letter. They condemn the failure to offer protection to people seeking refuge in Europe, and the lack of respect for the human rights of those seeking refuge.
Eirik Bjørge (Oxford University) will present his forthcoming book (Oxford University Press). He shows that, through their faithful application of the ECHR, domestic courts can - and do - make a positive contribution to the development of the law of the Convention. Mads Andenæs will act as commentator.
This year's Ryssdal seminar focuses on UN Treaty bodies on human rights and their implications to Norwegian law. At the seminar we will look at the treaty bodies' activites from various perspectives, including perspectives from the Norwegian courts, public administration and lawyers.